Potter is the surname of a wizarding family. In the beginning, it was a pure-blood family, but when James Potter and Lily Evans married, their son Harry and his children would be half-bloods. Most Potters are Sorted into Gryffindor when they arrive at Hogwarts. They are very wealthy. The Potters stood strongly against Voldemort during both Wizarding Wars.

Potter family

Blood status

fomerly pure-blood, currently half-blood

Notable family members

  • James Potter
  • Lily Evans
  • Harry Potter
  • Ginny Weasley
  • James Potter II
  • Albus Potter
  • Lily Potter II


Extant (male line)

Related families

  • Evans family
  • Peverell family
  • Dursley family
  • Weasley family
  • Black family
  • Crouch family
  • Malfoy family
  • Longbottom family


Gryffindor House


  • Order of the Phoenix
  • Dumbledore's Army
  • Ministry of Magic
  • Hogwarts School Of Witchcraft and Wizardry